Rose Downwind (1983 – 2015)
Published December 22, 2015
BEMIDJI, MINNESOTA – The family of Rose Downwind has set funeral services for her for January 6 – 8, 2016. The services will be held on the Red Lake Indian Reservation.
Downwind was reported missing on October 25, 2015 and her remains were discovered by law enforcement two weeks ago on Wednesday, December 9, 2015.
Downwind is survived by her grandfather, Dennis Banks, co-founder of the American Indian Movement and her mother, Darla Banks, and her five children.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, January 6, 2016, beginning at 5:00 p.m. in the Red Lake Humanities Building. The ceremony will continue until a traditional American Indian burial that will be held on Friday, January 8, 2016.